Table 1

Main clinical features of 51 patients with primary amyloidosis

FeatureFrequency (%)
Male/female ratio: 1.59
Number of organs involved
    04.3
    154.3
    224.0
    317.4
Predominant organ involved
    Kidney52.2
    Heart17.4
    Liver15.2
    Skin4.3
    Lungs2.2
    Peripheral nervous system4.3
    None4.3
Total serum protein <60 g/l41
Presence of serum monoclonal component91
Serum monoclonal component >10 g/l14
    IgG/IgA/IgM/LC/biclonal35/10/10/37.5/7.5
    κ/λ27/73
Presence of urine monoclonal component82
    IgG/IgA/LC/biclonal19.5/8.3/61.1/11.1
    κ/λ26/74